Madison, WI – January 14, 2013. The Madison Mallards are pleased to announce five additions to their full time staff. The organization has brought on Jon Fein, Nick Suydam, Paige Schneider, Kyle Van Camp, and Nick Heyerdahl for the upcoming season. The Mallards now have 16 full-time staff members. “We are excited to add to our full-time staff,” said Mallards General Manager Conor Caloia. “I am confident that we have assembled the best staff we have ever had and they are ready to serve our great corporate partners and fans in 2013.”
Fein will start his first season as the Director of Marketing. Previously, he was a Mallards Marketing intern in 2006, a National Team Intern for USA Wrestling in 2008, and a Ticketing Intern for Georgetown University Athletics in 2009-2010. He most recently worked as an Events Associate for Team Epic from 2010-2012. Fein graduated with a History degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 2008 and then earned his Master’s degree in Sports Industry Management from Georgetown in 2010. He hails from New Canaan, Connecticut.
Suydam begins his first season with the Mallards as a Ticket Operations Manager. Previously, he was a Stadium Operations Intern for the Green Bay Bullfrogs (Northwoods League) in 2009, a Group Sales Account Manager for the Lake County Fielders (Northern Amateur Baseball League) in 2010, a Ticket Sales and Operations Manager for the Bullfrogs in 2011 and a Ticket Services Representative for the Milwaukee Brewers in 2012. Suydam graduated from UW-Parkside in 2009 after earning a bachelors degree in Sports Management. He is originally from Wisconsin Rapids, WI.
Schneider will enter her third straight season with the Mallards after recently being hired as a Corporate Account Manager. She completed a Hospitality and Ticketing Internship with the Mallards in 2011 and spent the summer of 2012 in a seasonal position as the Hospitality Coordinator. She graduated in December of 2012 from the University of Minnesota, where she earned a degree in Sport Management. She is originally from Random Lake, WI.
Van Camp will return for his first season as an Operations Manager and third overall. He completed an Operations Internship and managed the main concession stand in 2011 and was an Inside Sales Representative in 2012. Van Camp graduated from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse in 2011 with a bachelors degree in Sports Management and a minor in Business Administration. He is originally from Freedom, WI.
Heyerdahl will enter his first season as a Marketing Manager and second overall. He completed an Operations Internship with the Mallards in 2012. His previous experience includes working as a Facilities Manager at UW-Whitewater from 2010-2012. Heyerdahl graduated from UW-Whitewater in December of 2012 with a bachelors degree in Communication with an emphasis on Organizational Communication. He is originally from Janesville, WI.
The Mallards are members of the 16-team Northwoods League. The Northwoods League has more teams, plays more games, and draws more fans than any other Summer Collegiate League in North America. In 2013 the Northwoods League will celebrate it’s 20th season.